Leslie Kerner on What It Means to Be a Leader

In Chapter 15 of 21 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, education software company executive Leslie Kerner answers "What Does It Mean to Be a Leader in What You Do?" Kerner finds the biggest part of being a leader is bringing out the best in people and helping them to achieve great things they did not even think they could do. She learns to do this through developing a leadership style using differentiation skills to help employees thrive in a way that makes sense for them.

Leslie Kerner is Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Professional Services group at Amplify, a software and services company innovating K-12 education. She is responsible for building and managing training, professional development and consulting services for schools. Previously, Kerner worked as a management consultant at Deloitte & Touche. Kerner earned an MBA from the Duke University and a BA from Northwestern University.